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What to do with your brush from Saturday's storm

Posted: 7:01 AM, Jun 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-04 12:01:00Z

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A strong storm Saturday morning knocked power out to thousands of homes across the Kansas City metro.

It also toppled trees and sent branches tumbling, leaving many residents wondering what to do with the debris scattered in yards and roadways.

Different cities across the metro have different strategies for collecting brush. 

KCMO:
Three drop off locations are free to city residents on Saturdays. The organization collects a fee on weekdays. Grandview and Raytown residents can pay to drop off brush at these locations too. 

  • 11660 N. Main St.
  • 1815 N. Chouteau Trfy.
  • 10301 Raytown Rd.

Independence:
Independence will host a "drop-off depot" Saturday, June 9 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 875 Vista Ave. Residents can drop off limbs, firewood, bushes and stumps — but not bagged leaves or grass. It costs $20 per car and more for trucks and trailers

Lee's Summit:
The city will not collect brush curbside, but encourages residents to drop off debris at Summit Waste Systems.

  • 2101 SE Hamblen Rd. Lee's Summit, MO

Olathe:
Crews will collect brush from the curb this week on regularly scheduled trash pick-up day. 

Lawrence:
Crews will collect brush from the curb this week on regularly scheduled trash pick-up day.